Private John Younger

Private John Younger, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Flanders on 27th May 1915, aged 21. He was the son of Mrs Robert Younger of 46a West End, Tweedmouth and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. During the period 24th May-2nd June the Battalion held front line trenches astride the Wieltje-St.Julien road ( North East Sector of the Ypres Salient )  and suffered 14 Other Ranks killed with 1 Officer and 38 Other Ranks wounded.

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